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2015 Academy Awards Predictions — Best Actress

Note: I have covered all of the acting categories in-depth here.

The Nominees:

  • Marion Cotillard — Two Days, One Night
  • Felicity Jones – The Theory of Everything
  • Julianne Moore — Still Alice
  • Rosamund Pike — Gone Girl
  • Reese Witherspoon — Wild

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2015 Academy Award Predictions — Best Actor

Note: I have covered the four acting categories in depth here.

 

The Nominees:

  • Steve Carrell — Foxcatcher
  • Bradley Cooper — American Sniper
  • Benedict Cumberbatch –The Imitation Game
  • Michael Keaton — Birdman
  • Eddie Redmayne — The Theory of Everything

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Breaking Down the 2015 Academy Award Best Picture Nominees

The Best Picture Nominees:

  • American Sniper
  • Birdman
  • Boyhood
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • The Imitation Game
  • Selma
  • The Theory of Everything
  • Whiplash

 

I have watched all eight of the movies listed above. Now, I will attempt to go through them one-by-one and give a brief explanation of my personal opinion of each movie, as well as evaluate their chances of winning on the big night. Continue reading Breaking Down the 2015 Academy Award Best Picture Nominees

Surprises from the 2015 Academy Award Nominations

Earlier this month, the Academy announced their nominations for their annual Oscar ceremony. As always, there are obvious snubs and other surprises. Here are a few that stood out to me. Continue reading Surprises from the 2015 Academy Award Nominations

2015 Academy Award Predictions — Acting Categories

2014 was a great year for movies. There were plenty of notable performances across all of this year’s acting categories. I will try to break down who I think will win, who I think deserves to win, and what surprises may occur.

 

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Predestination (2015) Movie Review

Predestination is a science fiction fantasy film from Michael and Peter Spierig. The film is based on the short story “All You Zombies” by Robert A. Heinlein. It stars Ethan Hawke as a man traveling through time Continue reading Predestination (2015) Movie Review